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Ancient Trade Routes Voyage Cruise

Ship: Azamara Quest  
Departure: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Nights: 17 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Dubai
+ Up to $300 onboard credit
+ Azamara Cruise Only Fare
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
17
Nights
Days at Sea
7
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
7
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Ancient Trade Routes Voyage Cruise

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, October 29, 2022 Athens, Greece Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Sunday, October 30, 2022 At Sea
    3 Monday, October 31, 2022 Alexandria, Egypt 6:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Alexandria, Egypt

    Alexandria, Egypt’s largest seaport, was originally founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. Extending about 32 km along the Mediterranean coast, it has become an important tourist resort. Indeed, known as The Pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Its ambience and cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country, although it is actually only 225 km from Cairo. Read more about Alexandria, Egypt

    4 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Port Said, Egypt 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Port Said, Egypt

    Port Said lies at the northern end of the Suez Canal on the Mediterranean coast. Built in 1859 to house workers on the canal, it is now an important harbour for Egyptian exports. Due to its numerous old houses with grand balconies on all floors giving the city a distinctive look, being a duty-free port, its public and private beaches, and its cosmopolitan heritage, it has become a popular tourist resort. Much of the city was built on a section of Lake Manzala, which was reclaimed by landfill. Read more about Port Said, Egypt

    4 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 11:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    5 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    6 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Safaga, Egypt 6:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Safaga, Egypt

    Port Safaga is a town in Egypt on the coast of the Red Sea, in what is now known as the Red Sea Riviera. With its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs, Safaga City is considered - by important medical researchers - an important therapeutic tourist centre, and has resulted in attracting international tourism. It also serves as an embarkation point for flights to Luxor and the Upper Nile, enabling visitors to explore the wonderful highlights of Egypt that include the Karnak Temple complex and Valley of the Kings at Luxor. These sites are incredibly interesting. Read more about Safaga, Egypt

    7 Friday, November 4, 2022 Safaga, Egypt 12:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Safaga, Egypt

    Port Safaga is a town in Egypt on the coast of the Red Sea, in what is now known as the Red Sea Riviera. With its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs, Safaga City is considered - by important medical researchers - an important therapeutic tourist centre, and has resulted in attracting international tourism. It also serves as an embarkation point for flights to Luxor and the Upper Nile, enabling visitors to explore the wonderful highlights of Egypt that include the Karnak Temple complex and Valley of the Kings at Luxor. These sites are incredibly interesting. Read more about Safaga, Egypt

    8 Saturday, November 5, 2022 Aqaba, Jordan 8:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Aqaba, Jordan

    Aqaba, in the far south of Jordan, is the country’s only port city and, due to the rich coral reefs in the Gulf, is one of the top scuba diving destinations in the world. Cooled by a steady northerly breeze, and ringed by mountains that change in colour with the change of hours, many visitors simply just relax on the sandy beaches. Aqaba is the port for the 3800 year-old ‘hidden city’ of Petra, 100 km to the north. Expect 20 tour coaches to meet your ship for a Petra tour! Read more about Aqaba, Jordan

    9 Sunday, November 6, 2022 Eilat, Israel 6:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Eilat, Israel

    Eilat is Israel's southernmost city, a busy port as well as a popular resort, located at the northern tip of the Red Sea in the Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba. The Egyptian village of Taba is 9km to the south, the Jordanian port city of Aqaba 5km to the east, and Saudi Arabia is visible 22km to the south across the gulf. Known for snorkelling and diving, Coral Beach Nature Reserve has buoy-marked underwater trails among fish-filled reefs. Nearby Coral World Underwater Observatory Marine Park has a glass-enclosed observation centre submerged offshore. Read more about Eilat, Israel

    10 Monday, November 7, 2022 At Sea
    11 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 At Sea
    13 Thursday, November 10, 2022 At Sea
    14 Friday, November 11, 2022 At Sea
    15 Saturday, November 12, 2022 At Sea
    16 Sunday, November 13, 2022 Muscat, Oman 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Muscat, Oman

    Muscat, lying on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman, is the capital and largest city in the Sultanate of Oman. The climate is very hot, with annual average temperatures ranging from 24C. to 33C., but it can get as high as 49C in the summer. It is, though, very dry, hence humidity is not a problem. Read more about Muscat, Oman

    17 Monday, November 14, 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 6:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai, The Pride of the United Arab Emirates, is situated on the southern Arabian Gulf. The subtropical climate sees blue skies, temperatures reaching the mid-40s, and little annual rain. The city is all about contemporary shopping with more than 70 shopping malls in the city and indoor entertainment. Regarded as a shopper’s paradise, price negotiation is often acceptable, especially in the markets. Read more about Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    18 Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai, The Pride of the United Arab Emirates, is situated on the southern Arabian Gulf. The subtropical climate sees blue skies, temperatures reaching the mid-40s, and little annual rain. The city is all about contemporary shopping with more than 70 shopping malls in the city and indoor entertainment. Regarded as a shopper’s paradise, price negotiation is often acceptable, especially in the markets. Read more about Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Ship

    Azamara Quest Overview

    Azamara Quest

    4.4
    (from 18 verified customers)

    Step onboard Azamara Quest, and arrive at the doorstep of the globe’s most hidden gems and storied cities. Built to cross oceans, cruise along scenic waterways, and dock at locations larger ships can’t access — this small ship cruising experience is unlike any other. Throughout your journey, you’ll find so many ways to immerse yourself in your travels. Azamara has thoughtfully-planned itineraries that feature more extended stays, more overnights, and unique night touring, giving you more time for what matters — experiencing the history, arts, cuisine, and local customs that make each port memorable.

  • Cabins

    Azamara Quest Cabins

    Club Interior

    Club Interior

    Club Interior on the Azamara Quest Club Interior on the Azamara Quest

    Cabin Types

    09, 10, 11, 12, AZ, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 14.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 158 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests. Description: Interior Staterooms have two beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed with a pillow-top mattress and duvet, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own plasma flat-screen television, direct-dial telephone and voice mail, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, refrigerator with mini-bar, individual safe, hair dryer, 100% cotton towels and linens. 24 hour room service. Tote bag. Two nights guaranteed seating in specialty dining restaurants. Complimentary shoe shine-service.

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Quest Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Quest

    Cabin Types

    04, 05, 06, 08, AY, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 170 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests Amenities: Queen-sized bed which may convert into two twin beds, window, 23" plasma TV, private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, refrigerator with mini-bar, in-room safe. 24-hour room service, European bedding, duvet and pillow-top mattress, complimentary use of Frette 100% Egyptian-cotton bathrobes, Elemis bath products. Two nights guaranteed seating in specialty dining restaurants, tote bag, complimentary use of binoculars, daily fruit basket, fresh-cut flowers, complimentary use of umbrella, stationery, complimentary bottle of Evian water, afternoon Canapes and shoe shine service.

    Club Verandah

    Club Verandah

    Club Verandah on the Azamara Quest Club Verandah on the Azamara Quest

    Cabin Types

    P3, P2, P1, VX, V1, V2, V3, AX, X

    Average Cabin Size – 16.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.4 m2

    Size: 175 sq ft.; Balcony: 46-64 sq ft.* Location: Forward. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests Amenities: Queen-sized bed which may convert into two twin beds, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors which open to a private balcony, sitting area, 23" plasma TV, refrigerator with mini-bar, private bath with shower, hairdryer, in-room safe, European bedding, duvet and pillow-top mattress, complimentary use of Frette 100% Egyptian cotton bathrobes, Elemis bath products. 24-hour room service.All the same features as the Club Veranda Stateroom, plus: More veranda space. Complimentary Internet (120 minutes) or $130 towards a full voyage unlimited package. One free bag of laundry service per stateroom, every seven days. One night of complimentary specialty dining for two - every seven days. Priority embarkation and debarkation. Complimentary in-room spirits. Shoe-shine service, complimentary use of binoculars, tote bag, complimentary bottle of Evian water, stationery, complementary use of umbrella and afternoon Canapes. *All measurements are approximate. Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

    Club Suite

    Club Suite

    Club Suite on the Azamara Quest Club Suite on the Azamara Quest

    Cabin Types

    CW, CO, SP, N1, N2, W

    Average Cabin Size – 37.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.9 m2

    Size: 603 sq ft.; Balcony: 233 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests. The largest suites have been transformed to feature contemporary design elements that create an elegant and organic feel. The design draws inspiration from nature—a sandy cliff, flowing river beds, exquisite white sand beaches, and rustling grasses. These luxurious accommodations feature a large living room with a separate bedroom, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to your own private veranda, marble master bath, large flat-screen television, refrigerator with mini-bar, and many other amenities. Enjoy everything our Club Owner’s Suites have to offer, and of course, all of the pampering that comes with them.Amenities: King size bed in the bedroom with 40" TV in the bedroom. 55" TV in the living room. Complimentary use of Frette 100% Egyptian-cotton bathrobes, European bedding, duvet and pillow-top mattress, fresh cut flowers, Elemis bathroom products, Butler service, complimentary use of binoculars, welcome fruit basket, afternoon canapes, complimentary use of umbrella, stationery, shoe-shine service and 24-hour room service. Additional suite amenities include: welcome bottle of champagne, complimentary garment pressing, complimentary nonalcoholic specialty coffees (in-suite), sodas, and bottle water, priority luggage delivery at boarding, priority shore excursion booking, opportunity to book in-suite spa services, silk-wrapped hangers, priority tender service, priority check-in and departure. Complimentary seating throughout the voyage in specialty dining restaurants. Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Azamara Quest

    Legend

    • Convertible Sofa Bed
    • Club Continent Suites with Tub
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Interior Stateroom Door Location
    • Wheelchair Accessible Stateroom
    • Restrooms
    • Smoking Area

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